Mount Everest forms the core of a landscape that connects millions of people and provides water to diverse ecosystems and communities. The impacts of climate change on this iconic region influence ecosystems and human communities well beyond the mountains and heedless of national borders.
Changes in the landscapes of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region are endangering globally significant species. Conserving and protecting these species and their ecosystems demands a collaborative approach among countries, local communities, and experts.
In the face of climate change and other changes like migration, the people of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region are developing and adopting new ways to address challenges and take advantage of emerging opportunities.